Assam Assembly Elections: Voting in Phase 1 Comes to an End

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According to the Election Commission of India, 72.14 percent voter turnout was recorded till 6 PM as voting for the first phase of Assam Assembly Elections 2021 ended on Saturday, 27 March, Election Commission data said.

Voters in 47 out of the state's 126 constituencies exercised their franchise on Saturday.

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal cast his vote at a polling centre in Dibrugarh in the first phase 1 elections and stated that his party “will get more than 100 seats.”

Tight security arrangements have been put in place across 12 districts in Assam as the state goes to polls.

The first phase will decide the fate of 264 candidates, including Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, state Congress chief Ripun Bora and 23 women candidates.

Snapshot
  • The 126-member Assam Assembly is going to the polls in three phases – on 27 March, 1 April and 6 April.
  • The results will be declared on 2 May
  • According to the Election Commission, 8,109,815 voters, including 4,032,481 females, can cast their votes across 11,537 polling stations, mostly covering the eastern part of the state
  • In the 2016 elections, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party-led alliance secured 35 of the 47 seats while the remaining went to Congress and other parties

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7:33 PM , 27 Mar
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Assam Assembly Elections: Voting in Phase 1 Comes to an End

Polling for the first phase of the Assam Assembly elections has ended.

6:05 PM , 27 Mar
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Assam Assembly Elections: 72.18% Voter Turnout Till 5.30 PM, Says EC

Assam Assembly Elections: Voting in Phase 1 Comes to an End

Assam recorded a voter turnout of 72.18 percent till 5.30 pm on Saturday in the first phase of the state assembly polls, according to the Election Commission (EC) data.

5:37 PM , 27 Mar
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Assam Assembly Elections: 71.62% Voter Turnout Till 5 PM, Says EC

Assam Assembly Elections: Voting in Phase 1 Comes to an End

71.62 percent voter turnout has been recorded till 5 pm, in the first phase of polling in the Assam Assembly elections, according to data from the Election Commission.

5:06 PM , 27 Mar

62.36 Percent Voter Turnout as of 4 PM

Assam Assembly Elections: Voting in Phase 1 Comes to an End

Published: 27 Mar 2021, 7:23 AM IST